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Mum and Mum Are Getting Married.

Title: Mum and Mum Are Getting Married
Author: Ken Setterington and Alice Priestley
ISBN-10: 1896764843
ISBN-13: 978-1896764849

Synopsis: This title is intended for ages 8 years & under. It is a celebration of love and family. When Rosie comes home to find her Mom dancing alone in the living room - on a school day - she knows something wonderful is about to happen. So when one of her two mothers announces, "Your Mum and I are getting married!" they can't wait to start planning the big day. Rosie has so many questions. Will she get to be a flower girl? Can she get a new dress? Will there be food and a fabulous wedding cake? At this party, friends, family and fun come together for a joyous celebration of love in a changing world.

Link: Amazon UK


Title: Matilda
Author: Roald Dahl
ISBN-10: 0141311363
ISBN-13: 978-0141311364

Synopsis: Matilda is a brilliant and sensitive child, but her parents think of her only as a nuisance. Even before she is five years old, she has read Dickens and Hemingway and still her parents think of her as a pest. So she decides to get back at them. Her platinum-haired mother and dodgy car salesman father are no match for her sharp genius, and neither is the cruel headmistress Miss Trunchbull. And then she child prodigy discovers she has an extraordinary psychic power that can save her school and especially the lovely teacher, Miss Honey.

Link: Amazon UK

Northern Lights/ The Golden Compass

Title: Northern Lights/ The Golden Compass
Author: Philip Pullman
ISBN-10: 0590660543
ISBN-13: 978-0590660549

Synopsis: In this first part of the "Dark Materials" trilogy, Lyra's friend Roger disappears. She and her daemon, Pantalaimon, determine to find him. Their quest leads them to the bleak splendour of the North where a team of scientists are conducting unspeakably horrible experiments.

Link: Amazon UK

It's Okay to Be Different.

Title: It's Okay to Be Different.
Author: Todd Parr
ISBN-10: 0316155624
ISBN-13: 978-0316155625

Synopsis: With child-like smiling stick figures, bold, brilliant colour and upbeat text, Todd Parr tells us that it's okay to be different. It's okay to be adopted. It's okay to need some help. It's okay to be a different colour. It's okay to wear glasses. The closing message is "you are special and important just because of being who you are".

Link: Amazon UK

And Tango Makes Three

Title: And Tango Makes Three
Author: Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell.
Illustrator Henry Cole
ISBN-10: 1847381480
ISBN-13: 978-1847381484

Synopsis: Roy and Silo are just like the other penguin couples at the zoo - they bow to each other, walk together and swim together. But Roy and Silo are a little bit different - they're both boys. Then, one day, when Mr Gramzay the zookeeper finds them trying to hatch astone, he realises that it may be time for Roy and Silo to become parents for real.

Link: Amazon UK

Princess Smartypants

Title: Princess Smartypants
Author: Babette Cole
ISBN-10: 0140555269
ISBN-13: 978-0140555264

Synopsis: Princess Smartypants does not want to get married. She enjoys being a Ms. But being a rich and pretty princess means that all the princes want her to be their Mrs. Find out how Princess Smartypants fights to preserve her independence in this hilarious fairy-tale-with-a-difference.

Link: Amazon UK

Amazing Grace

Title: Amazing Grace
Author: Mary Hoffman
Illustrator Caroline Binch
ISBN-10: 0711206996
ISBN-13: 978-0711206991

Synopsis: Grace loves to act out stories. When her school decides to do "Peter Pan", Grace longs to play Peter, but classmates say that Peter was a boy, and besides, he wasn't black. But her mum says she can do anything if she puts her mind to it.

Link: Amazon UK

The Hefty Fairy

Title: The Hefty Fairy
Author: Allan Nicholas
ISBN-10: 0099675501
ISBN-13: 978-0099675501

Synopsis: Hefty was teased by the other fairies because she was too fat to fly out and collect the teeth children left under their pillows. Then one day she found a 20p piece. Would she be brave enough to fly over the hidden wood into Beyond and collect a tooth all by herself?

Link: Amazon UK